Peck School Blog

9 Perfect Books for a Snow Day

A Parent’s Guide to Promoting a Prosocial Use of Social Media

Promoting Resilience in Anxious Kids

Brain-Based Learning for Parents: What You Need to Know

3 Reasons Why Peck Students Are Prepared for a World With AI

3 Tips To Help Get Your Child Back-to-School Ready

3 Tips To Support Reluctant Readers

7 Math Games to Play at Home

5 Ways To Foster Creative Play at Home

Revisiting—and Reaffirming—Teaching Cursive Writing

5 Reasons Why One Mom Wishes She’d Picked Private School Sooner

Top 5 Graphic Novels in Our Library

Stop and Smell the Kairos Time–Metaphorically Speaking, Of Course

6 Tips to Get the Most Out of Back-to-School Night

5 Tips to Help Your Child Balance Stress and Wellbeing This Fall

Books You Should Read During Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Let's Make Some Gumbo! Celebrating Black History with FLIK

3 Ways We Can Disconnect to Reconnect

The Enduring Promise of Honoring Childhood

8 Tips for Preserving (and Displaying) Your Child’s Artwork

11 Tips for a Successful Parent Teacher Conference

Mrs. Albertyn Shares The Books She Couldn't Put Down in 2020

Pandemic or Not, Snow Days Must Go On!

Leading The Linden Through a Unique Year

Ideas for Reimagining Your Family's Holiday Traditions

How To Navigate The Admissions Process, COVID-Style

4 Strategies to Teach Our Children Gratitude

4 Reasons Why K-8 Schools Are My Jam

5 Things Teaching Remotely Has Taught Me

3 Strategies to Practice Mindfulness at Home with Your Kids

Pleasant Surprises: The Unexpected Delights of Our Return to In-Person School

Preparing Kids for a One-of-a-Kind School Year

Meet Sadie Albertyn

Classroom | Reimagined: Ideas, Challenges, and Reflections on Capstone Class

5 Tips for a Digital Detox This Summer

10 Tips for Living Our InDeCoRe Values This Summer

Mrs. MacVicar's Summer Reading Lists for All Ages

Classroom | Reimagined: The Linden Supplement

How Much Are Students Really Learning? The Answer, Revealed.

Classroom | Reimagined: Podcasting Through a Pandemic

InDeCoRe Culture: It's Not Just for Students

Classroom | Reimagined: Behind the Scenes with Tech

19 Student-Approved Documentaries for Movie Night

Character Education Is A Culture Not A Program

6 Tips For Documenting Your Personal History

Classroom | Reimagined: Jennifer Hogan

The Earth is Healing In Quarantine: 10 Ways You Can Help

5 Tips to Maximize a Mental Health Day

Theme Night Ideas for the Whole Family

Classroom | Reimagined: Lisa Wichman

We're All in This Together: Tactics for Managing Grief

Staying Connected to What We Miss Most

Classroom | Reimagined: Scott Beil

How To Revise Your Screen Time Rules

Classroom | Reimagined: Maribel Mohr

Brain Breaks for All Ages

Classroom | Reimagined: Coach Carlo

Chalk Your Walk Movement Promotes Positivity

You Can't Pour from an Empty Cup

6 Ways to Provide Support For Your Child During the Coronavirus Crisis

Silver Linings: Distance Learning at Peck

Chef Joe's "Home" Kitchen: Meatloaf and Roast Potatoes

Stories of Strength: Great Books for Difficult Times

9 Great Reads for Kids on MLK JR Day

French - Spoken On Every Continent

5 Ways To Develop Your Child's Social and Emotional Growth

20 Book Recommendations for Diversity in Children's Literature

Spanish - Connecting to the World Outside Your Doorstep

Revved Up Meatballs & Marinara

4 Tips for Mindful Tech This Holiday Season

Healthy Holiday Hors D'Oeuvres

Why Latin? It's a Puzzle!

Nothing Says Fall More Than Chicken Noodle Soup

9 Questions to Encourage Storytelling in Elementary School Students

4 Tips To Develop Gross Motor Skills In Your Toddler

Homemade Chocolate Chip Granola Bars

Coming Home: Peck Inspires Alumna to Pursue Career in Education

5 Ways To Set Better Goals

FREE GUIDE: 5 Things Great Schools Do Right

VIDEO: Cooking Demo with MasterChef Junior Ben Brown '21

Ben Brown '21 (or Gordon Ramsey Jr!) shares his Fried Oyster Slider Recipe

4 Tips To Help Your Child Choose the Right Secondary School

Ben Brown's "MasterChef Junior" Japanese-Style Pancakes

3 Strategies To Promote Reading Success

5 Ways to Unplug This Kairos

4 Ways to Foster A Growth Mindset In Your Child

8 STEAM Gift Recommendations this Holiday

Give the Gift of Reading This Holiday Season

How To Make The Most Of Your On-Campus Experience

Mrs. D's Holiday Gift Guide for the Budding Artist

7 Tips To Prepare Your Child for Standardized Admissions Testing

DIY Eric Carle Art Project

7 Tips to Help Your Child Prepare for Secondary School Interviews

Seven Tips for the Back-to-School Transition

An Essential Question: Why Do I Teach?

The Overwhelming Beauty of Community

My Thankfully Unfinished Deep Dive Journey

Is Parenting the Extremity of Love?

Nurturing Problem Solvers and Reimagining Math

A Laser Focus on Professional Development

Lessons from the Ocean About Managing Emotion

It's Scary to Talk About Failure

Want to Become an Empathy Expert? Become an Artist First

Learning to Love Learning

Don't Yuk My Yum!

What Can We Take-Away from the Documentary Screenagers?

What is a responsive classroom?

Engaging a School Community with Mindful Moments

What an Eighth Grader Can Do

The Challenges of Raising a Digital Native

Why Cursive is Good for the Brain

A Bilingual Brain is a Beautiful Thing - 7 Ways Parents Can Help

"The New Scourge" in Youth Sports

Entrepreneur: At the Crossroad of STEAM and Empathy

All I Really Need to Know I Learned in the Woodshop

Coming to Terms with Failure

Why Everyone Should Be Literate in Technology

We are at our best when we are timeless

Encouraging Mindful Transitions

Seize the Opportunity: Spontaneous Learning

Opening the Door to Happy Discoveries: Student-centered Learning

Let's Get Real with Role Models

Putting the “Fun” Back in Youth Sports

8th Grade: The Pot of Gold at the End of the Rainbow

Relationships: What They're All About

How Shaping Wood Can Shape a Child’s Success

Our Love/Hate Relationship with Technology

Can a measurement of values alter the way schools think about education?

The Concept and Practice of Leadership